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The University of Dallas experience extends far beyond the classroom. Whether you’re hanging out with your friends in one of our seven residence halls, hunkering down for a study session in the Blakley Library, meeting new friends through one of our more than 50 student clubs and organizations, cheering on our sports teams, heading over to the UD DART station for a night out in Dallas, celebrating Mass with the campus community in the Church of the Incarnation or exploring Rome during your sophomore semester abroad, you’ll find yourself becoming a part of a spirited community where academic, social and spiritual life come together to create transformative experiences.

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Scherer Lecturer Poses American Economy's 'Big Questions'

Father Joseph W. Koterski, associate professor of philosophy at Fordham University, will deliver the keynote for this week's University of Dallas Scherer Lecture, "A Practical Moral Vision for the American Economy," in which he addresses the state of current natural law reflected on economics.

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Rome Essay Winner Focuses on Greater Appreciation for Beauty

A new insight and awareness of beauty became the subject of the essay, titled "Learning to See," that won Aspen Daniels, BA '19, first place in the fall 2016 University of Dallas Rome Program Essay Contest, which engages students studying abroad through the university's Rome Program in describing a place they visited or an encounter they had during their study abroad semester, exploring how some part of the Rome Program curriculum better enabled them to comprehend that experience.

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Learning to See

I was shocked by the beauty I saw when I stepped inside the door, and I wondered how I could have missed this before. The church wasn't large, but it didn't need to be because a dome soared upwards above our heads, giving an impression of grandeur. Bea pointed out that the dome was topped by a "lantern," one of our key terms; as we looked around at the marble and gold, naming the different architectural decorations, we realized how much skill it had taken to craft every detail.

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